Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

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Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
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Agency overview
Formed 1926
Jurisdiction Commonwealth of Australia
Headquarters Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Employees 6600+
Agency executive Megan Clark
Website
csiro.au

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is the national government body for scientific research in Australia. It was founded in 1926 originally as the Advisory Council of Science and Industry.